Friday, March 24, 2017

Homework Number 4-14  (03/24/2017)

Math
Geometry: Read the Blue Handbook from pages 295-299.

Science
Read pages 451-456 in your textbook.  Plan three healthy meals for one day (on loose-leaf).  Pick one of these meals and identify some of the nutrients that are present in each food  (on your paper plate).  

If possible, calculate the total number of calories for the meal that you are focusing on.
(50 points)

Success Criteria:   
I can plan a breakfast, lunch, and dinner for one day.
I can write down the ingredients for each meal (at least four per meal).
I can include detailed nutritional information for one of the meals.
I can identify at least three specific nutrients for the meal that I discuss in detail.
I can present my meal plan in a neat, attractive way.

Helpful websites:



USDA food nutrition database

ELA
Complete pages 211 to 220 in the Ready Book. 

Rewrite the essay from class.

Social Studies
Please revise and rewrite your speech.  Type or write on loose-leaf. Follow the success criteria below. Be sure to include your draft.
(50 points)

“Should the government limit the profits of capitalists and guarantee a fair standard of living for all citizens?”

(You need at least two pieces of evidence, one piece from history and one from today.)

Success Criteria for your homework speech:
  1. I can identify the debate question and give background information.
  2. I can use a piece of historical evidence and a piece of evidence from today.
  3. I can make a clear claim that answers the debate question and support it with evidence.
  4. I can write and rebut a counterclaim.
  5. I can write a separate conclusion.

Helpful websites:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Homework Number 4-13 (03/23/2017)

Math
Study for the Unit Test on statistics.
Topics:
1. box and whisker charts
2. dot plots
3. IQR
4. surveys
5. mean absolute deviation
6. biased or fair


Science
1. Bring in two or three nutrition labels from home.  Try to bring in one from a “healthy food” and one from “junk food.”
2. Write a paragraph about the digestive system.  Use your flowchart, textbook, and vocabulary for help.
Type or write on loose-leaf.

ELA
Complete pages 211 to 220 in the Ready Book.  This assignment is due on Monday.

Social Studies
Write a short speech that supports your position for the following question:


“Should the government should limit the profits of capitalists and guarantee a fair standard of living for all citizens?”

(Please type or write on loose-leaf.)


Success Criteria for your homework speech:

  1. I can identify the debate question.
  2. I can give background information.
  3. I can make a clear claim that answers the debate question and support it with evidence.
  4. I can write and rebut a counterclaim.
  5. I can write a separate conclusion.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Homework Number 4-12 (03/22/2017)

Math
Complete Statistics Review Sheet for the unit test on Friday.

Science
Please read pages 446-450 in your textbook.  Add the highlighted words to your dictionary, and answer questions 1-3 on page 450 in your notebook.

ELA
Use each of the new Word Generation words in its own sentence.  Each sentence should show your understanding of what the word means.

Social Studies
Homework Number 4-12
Read page 405.  

  1. Identify two benefits of the Industrial Revolution.  Quote the text.
  2. What negative impact do you think the Industrial Revolution had on life at home for some Americans?

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Homework Number 4-11 (03/21/2017)

Math
Buckle Down
Read page 217.  Answer question 16 on page 235 and questions 222-24 on page 237.

Science
Quiz tomorrow on circulatory system


Answer the question one more time on loose-leaf.  I will collect this homework tomorrow as proof that you studied.

“Describe the way your circulatory system moves blood through your body.  Start and finish with blood leaving the heart through the left ventricle.  Use and underline 5-10 content vocabulary words.”

ELA
1. Copy the words and definitions for this week's Word Generation article into your vocabulary notebook.
2. Complete pages 241 and 242 in the Ready Book.

Social Studies
Read pages 384-389 in your textbook.  

  1. Define industrial revolution.
  2. Answer questions 1b and 2a on page 389.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Homework Number 4-10 (03/20/2017)

Math
Buckle Down Book
Read page 220 and answer questions 1-5 on page 222.

Science 

Read pages 434-435 in your science textbook.  Add the highlighted words to your dictionary, and answer numbers 1-2 on page 435.

ELA
Complete pages 239 to 240 in the Ready Book.

Social Studies
Read documents 1 and 3 on pages 376 and 377.  Answer questions a and b for each document (1a and 1b, 3a and 3b).

Friday, March 17, 2017

Homework Number 4-9 (03/17/2017)

Math
NOTE: This assignment was changed on Saturday at 2pm.  It is due on Monday.
Buckle Down page 218, numbers 1-4, 6-9, and 11.


Science
In your notebook, complete the following TASK in one paragraph:  “Describe the way your circulatory system moves blood through your body.”  Start and end with blood leaving your heart through the left ventricle.  Use your dictionary (and textbook pages 418-423) for help with content vocabulary.  You may also use the YouTube video posted below.

The Path of Blood Through the Body

ELA
Complete pages 235 and 236 in the Ready Book.

Social Studies

  1. Answer the question in the purple box on the top of page 369.  Use the graph to provide supporting evidence for your answer.
  2. Review the map and text boxes on pages 370-371.  Then, answer questions 1-2 on page 371.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Homework Number 4-8 (03/16/2017)

Math
Buckle Down book page 230-231: answer questions 4-8.

Complete the worksheet on dot plots and stem plots.

Science
Homework Number 4-8
Catch up on all of the words in your science dictionary and study for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz. Study all the words in your dictionary. The words from this week are listed below.


atriums
ventricles
coronary
circulation
pulmonary
circulation
systemic
circulation
vein
artery
capillary
circulatory
system
platelets
plasma
hemoglobin
red blood cells



ELA
Complete pages 233 and 234 in the Ready Book.

Social Studies
Use the chart on the top left of 368 to write a paragraph that answers the following question: “How did Westward Movement change the United States?”